Not Knit Weekend CAL – FULL Details!

Come join the fun!

I am hosting a CAL over at The Firefly Creatives Facebook Group.


Come make my newest design, Not Knit Hat, with a group of lovely people! We will have check-ins, prizes and support as you work through the pattern. The CAL goes over one weekend and should take only a few evenings of crocheting to complete.

Feel free to download any image and share with your friends and crochet groups!


November 14 – 18, 2019


Firefly Creatives Facebook Group

Pre-CAL Check-in Party:

Oct 21 – November 13

Come and chat about your yarn options, get your questions answered, and meet others joining the CAL. There will even be prize winners drawn at random throughout pre-check-in!

Join the fun here and look for the “Official Pre-CAL Check-in Party” post.

Hook Size:

6.5 mm hook


4″ = 14 sts & 8 rows

Yarn Needed:

One and a half 50g skeins “Thick & Thin” bulky yarn (Approx. 75g total)
Specific yarn used: We Are Knitters The Wave

Suggested Yarn Altervatives:

This awesome yarn over at Jimmy Beans Wool

Malabrigo Caracoal:

King Cole Bamboozle

Rowan Yarn Thick and Thin

Buttercream Luxe

Handspun Thick and Thin on Etsy

Yarn Notes:

The Wave by We Are Knitters is a bulky thick and thin yarn with the thinnest parts narrowing to about a lightweight/sport.

If you can’t find (or don’t like) thick and thin yarn, try and find a slightly textured yarn. Keep in mind that anytime you use a different yarn (other than the suggested yarn) in a pattern, you will end up with a different result. Be sure your gauge matches the pattern and adjust your hook or stitch count accordingly.

The hat is worked in a rectangle, then sewn together, so even with a different yarn/hook combo you can make the hat by chaining the length then working rows until it’s the correct size. Just be prepared to do a little experimenting/fiddling.

Have fun shopping or stash diving! Just please don’t bop me in the head (like little Bunny Foo-Foo) if your yarn of choice doesn’t work as well as you’d hoped! haha:)

Hope to see you there!




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